In a world where stress runs rampant, taking a break from the grind becomes paramount. And what better way to do that than to watch a schtick from your favorite comedian who will ensure you don't leave the show without a belly full of a laugh and a heart full of joy.
Comedy shows are generally of 3 types, stand-up comedy, comedy concerts based on music, comedic musicals. With many other niche genres which combine all these elements, comedy has a lot of flavors to offer.
With so much on the menu, here is a brief overview of the genres and the crowd's favorite comedians to aid you in choosing a comedy experience of your liking.
Stand Up for a Round of Applause, Everybody!
When most people think of comedy, Stand-up comedy is their first thought. This genre has achieved immense success in the mainstream media, and for a good reason.
The simple design of the show and the relatable topics coupled with the crisp and charismatic delivery of seasoned comedians makes for an entertaining evening.
Comedians such as Bo Burnham also include satirical music pieces like "Art Is Dead" (2010), "I'm Bo Yo" (2009), and "Left Brain, Right Brain" (2013), who lends his performances a unique creative flair. Adam Sandler and Jimmy Fallon are also popular names in this industry who incorporate music to accentuate their performances.
Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Seinfeld, Trevor Noah, and Jim Gaffigan are just a few of the classics which are sure to make you speak the language of laughter throughout their show.
Bards of The Modern Era
In these comedy concerts, the spoken parts are there to compliment the music, which is the show's main hero. Appearing as talented singers/lyricists at first, the comedians of this genre aim to impress you with their creative lyrics. The highly contrasted chaotic breakdowns and sudden verbal spats in the middle of their performances give these shows a sharp comedic edge.
Some great artists include Flight of the Conchords, Stephen Lynch, Tenacious D, and many more.
For music and comedy lovers alike, these shows will provide a unique blend of both that is sure to keep you glued in your seats and hoping the show never ends.
High School Musical With a Twist
If you love musicals and looking for a good laugh as well, this is right up your alley.
Rent, West Side Story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera are some of the most consistent shows of this genre.
So without further ado, go ahead and explore our vast catalog of comedies to find the ones that fit your needs.